Ashley Brooke Whitlatch, 34, of Athens, went to be with the Lord, Friday, October 19, 2012. She died at home peacefully surrounded by her family members. Born September 21, 1978, in Athens, she was the daughter of Gloria Whitlatch and the late William Whitlatch.
Ashley was a 1996 graduate of Athens High School where she was the Homecoming Queen. She was also Miss Parade of the Hills in 1997. She was employed by Claire’s as the Corporate Visual Coordinator.
Ashley had a passion for traveling, nature, and music. She loved to laugh and would light up a room with her beauty and spirit. Ashley loved to make people happy and always put others first.
Ashley is survived by her mother, Gloria Whitlatch; brothers, Derreck Whitlatch (Ivana) and Jordan Whitlatch; two sisters, Jaime Whitlatch and Lacey Whitlatch; stepmother, Jody Whitlatch; maternal grandparents, Lewis (Naomi) Young and paternal grandmother, Norma (Lew) Hammond; nephew, Tristan Judy; and several uncles, aunt, and cousins.
Besides her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Phyllis Young and grandfather, Billie Lee Whitlatch.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, at The Plains United Methodist Church, The Plains, Ohio. The ceremony will be officiated by Pastor Joel Harbarger. A luncheon will follow. No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are with Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Brain Tumor Society at www.hopkinsmedicine.org.
Please share a memory, a note of condolence, or sign the online register book at www.jagersfuneralhome.com.